Charles “Chuck” John Chirila, 66, of Summerville, SC, husband of Dolly Chester Chirila, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Funeral Services will be Monday morning, August 7, 2017 at 11 o’clock at St. Paul’s Summerville. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5 until 7 o'clock at Parks Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials in Chuck’s name may be made to Palmetto Paws, 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd # D, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.
Chuck was born April 21, 1951 in Gary, IN. He was a graduate of Perdue University and worked as a PLC Technician for Mercedes-Benz. He was a part of the US Coast Guard Auxillary and National Guard. Chuck loved his family, sports, history, and lowcountry life. He is now reunited with his beloved labs, Jackson and Jasper.
In addition to his wife, Dolly, of Summerville, Chuck leaves behind his mother, Helen Latia of Schererville, IN; daughters, Sara Easley and husband Matthew of Summerville, and Danielle Goldston and husband Mike of Charleston; sister, Adrienne Guenther and husband Fred of Hardeeville; grandchildren, Hunter and Savannah Easley; nieces, Becky Vranicar and husband Jeff, and Jordan Chester; nephews, David Guenther, and Carl Chester; and brother-in-laws, Jim Chester and wife Teresa, and Charlie Chester and wife Marianne. He is predeceased by his father, Nick Chirila, Jr. and step-father, Charles Latia.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.
Parks Funeral Home
Sunday August 6th, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm
130 West 1st North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
St. Paul's Church Summerville
Monday August 7th, 2017
316 West Carolina Avenue
Summerville, SC 29483
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Philomena Murfey lit a candle on Aug 19 2017 01:51:36 PM
My condolences to my family.
Submitted by Alexis Chirila on Aug 9 2017 06:39:27 PM
Chuck and I worked closely together along with our team mates at I/N Tek getting the Tandem Cold Mill (TCM) up and running. Spent many hours together answering shift calls on equipment that we were just beginning to understand. He was always fun guy to be around. Fantastic sense of humor.
Submitted by Jim Pondo on Aug 7 2017 06:02:01 AM
What a shock! Chuck was always quick with his smile and his wit and a friendly word!!! We will miss him in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he worked tirelessly on behalf of his Shipmates, serving the boating public in the Charleston area. The twinkle in his eyes will forever remain in our hearts! Daniel Cowley
Submitted by Daniel Cowley on Aug 6 2017 07:56:42 AM
We send our condolences to Dotty, his girls & family. Chuck was a wonderful person. He always was cheerful with a smile on his face to make the world a happy place. He will be missed. Love to all, Glenn & Lois Johnson
Submitted by Glenn & Lois Johnson on Aug 5 2017 03:49:39 PM
Chuck was probably my closest friend when we first moved to Indiana in 1963. He was also best man at our wedding in 1977. Kind of lost touch when we moved to Tennessee but, reconnected on Facebook. Condolences to his extended family.
Submitted by George Grabowski on Aug 5 2017 10:58:35 AM
It is with great sadness and broken heart to hear this news. Chuck,was always so full of life and always had a ready smile. I and my husband will keep your family in our prayers. I just have no words to describe how shocked I was and how saddened I was when I heard this news.
Submitted by Marianne Baldea McCombs on Aug 4 2017 11:19:35 PM
Blessings to the Family of Charles Chirila,
" He who follows me does not walk in darkness but will have the Light of Life". John 8:12
God Bless and remember we are never alone, our loved ones that depart us are always there in Our Hearts and Mind......
Submitted by Chaplain (Major) Anthony Giunta, USAF Aux on Aug 4 2017 06:51:46 PM
So very sorry for your loss. There is comfort in the scriptures at Revelation 21:3,4. Also visit www.jw.org and click on Bible Teachings and click on Bible Questions Answered.
Submitted by Kay Richardson on Aug 4 2017 05:37:12 AM
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